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[Newspaper:] Post-e Tehran

[Date:] 20 Ordibehesht 1334 [11 May 1955]

[Issue No.:] 583


The Visit of Some Clerics to His Royal Majesty the King

This morning, Haj Aqa Noureddin Rafi Sharia’atmadar, Haj Seyyed Muhammad Bagher Alavi Masjid-e Houzi, Haj Seyyed Morteza Alam, Biyouk Aqa Zanjani and Seyyed Ali-Asghar Jazayeri reached the presence of His Royal Majesty on behalf of the clergy and presented the requests of the clerical community to express their gratitude for the monarchical decision preventing the activities of the Baha’i sect in Iran.

His Excellency made some remarks to the above-mentioned gentlemen regarding His Excellency’s attempt to strengthen the foundations of the holy religion, to spread the Ja’fari sect and to support the community of the clerics, and added that he had issued the necessary instructions to the government in this regard.